Definitions

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  • adj. Not having a pilot.

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  • adj. lacking a pilot

Etymologies

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Examples

  • By 2030, commercial passengers will routinely fly in pilotless planes.

    Boing Boing: March 24, 2002 - March 30, 2002 Archives

  • Quetta: Pakistani parliamentarian maulana Sami-ul-Haq, termed the pilotless drone attacks from Afghanistan by US, an open violation of Pakistan sovereignty.

    Drone attacks are disgracing Pakistan Parliament

  • But the rules that govern targeting do not turn on the type of weapon system used, and there is no prohibition under the laws of war on the use of technologically advanced weapons systems in armed conflict – such as pilotless aircraft or so-called smart bombs – so long as they are employed in conformity with applicable laws ofwar.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Predator Drone Warfare — Assorted Links

  • But the rules that govern targeting do not turn on the type of weapon system involved, and there is no prohibition under the laws of war on the use of technologically advanced weapons systems in armed conflict – such as pilotless aircraft or so-called smart bombs – so long as they are employed in conformity with applicable laws of war….

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Harold Koh Statements on Drone Warfare at ASIL Tonight

  • But the rules that govern targeting do not turn on the type of weapon system used, and there is no prohibition under the laws of war on the use of technologically advanced weapons systems in armed conflict– such as pilotless aircraft or so-called smart bombs– so long as they are employed in conformity with applicable laws ofwar.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Predator Drone Warfare — Assorted Links

  • The thing was a kind of pilotless biplane of gossamer polymer, its wings silkscreened to resemble a giant butterfly.

    Neuromancer

  • That likely means greater investments in intelligence-gathering systems such as pilotless drone aircraft, special-operations forces and equipment, and advanced cultural training for military personnel, aides said.

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  • But the rules that govern targeting do not turn on the type of weapon system involved, and there is no prohibition under the laws of war on the use of technologically advanced weapons systems in armed conflict – such as pilotless aircraft or so-called smart bombs – so long as they are employed in conformity with applicable laws of war …. [

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Harold Koh Statements on Drone Warfare at ASIL Tonight

  • But the rules that govern targeting do not turn on the type of weapon system involved, and there is no prohibition under the laws of war on the use of technologically advanced weapons systems in armed conflict - such as pilotless aircraft or so-called smart bombs - so long as they are employed in conformity with applicable laws of war …. [

    The Volokh Conspiracy

  • Electronic warfare, cyber attacks, small groups of commandos and special forces will take the place of traditional army units, just as pilotless drones will take the place of conventional aircraft.

    Armed forces' top brass were fighting the wrong battle | Analysis

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